Prof. Alex Leff

I am funded on an NIHR research professorship and am a professor of cognitive neurology at the Institute of Neurology and an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.


My research has two main components:

  • Brain imaging studies of aphasia and alexia.
  • Web-based therapies for patients with visual impairment or language impairment.
Find out more >>


I am involved in running four clinical services:

  • Cognitive rehabilitation clinic
  • Hemianopia clinic.
  • Aphasia clinic
  • General neurology clinic
Find out more >>